InterAction is the largest U.S. based coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with nearly 190 members working around the world in low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies. Member organizations are large and small, secular and faith-based, with a focus on people living in the world’s most poor and vulnerable places. The U.S. public, foundations, and governments support the work of our member NGOs that collectively invest and manage more than $15.4 billion a year. InterAction revenues come from dues, government grants, private foundation and corporate grants, and a growing fee-for-service program portfolio. Using its collective voice and convening power, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions and actions across a wide range of issues – including foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, development, economic equity, food security, and climate change – that advance human dignity, human potential, and self-determination.
About the Position:
Position Title: Program Manager for Humanitarian Practice
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Washington, DC
Reporting to: Senior Manager for Humanitarian Practice
The Program Manager for Humanitarian Practice provides support and leadership for InterAction members working on issues related to humanitarian assistance. The Manager engages with InterAction staff, members and key USG and global partners involved in the delivery and coordination of humanitarian responses to facilitate collective NGO action, engagement and education through the effective management of the Country Response Working Group program. Current and active country response working groups include: Syria regional response, Iraq, Yemen, West Bank/Gaza, Sudan/South Sudan and Venezuela regional response. Current ad-hoc working groups include: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Rohingya response, Horn of Africa and Great Lakes/DRC. Depending on demand and opportunity, additional working groups may form, and / or ad hoc working groups may transition to active status.
There are no extraordinary physical requirements for the performance of the essential functions of this position. InterAction will make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Salary & Benefits
InterAction provides competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, salary expectations and writing sample with subject line containing title Program Manager for Humanitarian Practice. Position will remain open until filled, but applications received before June 21, 2019 are preferred. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis between now and then so qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their application materials as soon as possible Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered for this position.
All applicants must be able to provide documentation that they are legally eligible to work in the United States for an extended period. Due to the volume of applications, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls Please!
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